Spanish

  • Martha De la Fuente and Tania.Kimbrough (Spanish Teachers)

    ~ All Spanish courses are for high school credit ~

    Spanish I 

    This full-year course introduces students to Spanish vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, basic dialogues, and basic sentence patterns. Audio-lingual materials aid in the development of communication skills. Through various classroom activities, students observe and experience Spanish culture. Skills and concepts in listening, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed; however, major emphasis is given to oral communication. High school grading procedures apply to this course.

    Prerequisite: Students in grades 7-12 may take this class.

    Spanish II 

    This full-year course emphasizes oral comprehension and reading skills, and students expand their fluency in Spanish. Grammar, vocabulary, literature, and cultural studies are included. Skills in listening, speaking, and writing are also stressed; however, major emphasis is given to oral communication. High school grading procedures apply to this course.

    Prerequisite: Spanish I or Advanced Foreign Language Proficiency Assessment

    Pre-AP Spanish III

    In this high school level Spanish course, students undertake grammar and vocabulary studies, enhance aural comprehension as well as oral and written proficiency, and explore Spanish culture, particularly in the areas of art, music, history, and geography. Classic and contemporary Spanish  literature is studied. High school grading procedures apply to this course. Students and parents are required to sign and abide by the Grand Prairie ISD Pre-AP/AP Contract.

    Prerequisite: Spanish II or Advanced Foreign Language Proficiency Assessment AP

    Spanish IV (AP Spanish Language)

    This intensive high school level TEKS-based course is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam. This class will include a thorough grammar review; refine aural and oral proficiency; daily discussions of various cultural readings, literature or current topics; weekly compositions; and research papers. Students are required to take the AP exam. High school grading procedures apply to this course. Students and parents are required to sign and abide by the Grand Prairie ISD Pre-AP/AP Contract.

    Prerequisite: Pre-AP Spanish III or Advanced Foreign Language Proficiency Assessment

French

  • Judith Owono (French Teacher)


     ~ All French courses are for high school credit ~

    French I 

    This full-year course introduces students to French vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, basic dialogues, and basic sentence patterns. Audio-lingual materials aid in the development of communication skills. Through various classroom activities, students observe and experience French culture. Skills and concepts in listening, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed; however, major emphasis is given to oral communication. High school grading procedures apply to this course.

    Prerequisite: Students in grades 9-12 may take this class.

    French II 

    This full-year course emphasizes oral comprehension and reading skills, and students expand their fluency in French. Grammar, vocabulary, literature, and cultural studies are included. Skills in listening, speaking, and writing are also stressed; however, major emphasis is given to oral communication. High school grading procedures apply to this course.

    Prerequisite: French I or Advanced Foreign Language Proficiency Assessment

    Pre-AP French III

    In this high school level French course, students undertake grammar and vocabulary studies, enhance aural comprehension as well as oral and written proficiency, and explore French culture, particularly in the areas of art, music, history, and geography. Classic and contemporary French literature are studied. High school grading procedures apply to this course. Students and parents are required to sign and abide by the Grand Prairie ISD Pre-AP/AP Contract.

    Prerequisite: French II or Advanced Foreign Language Proficiency Assessment AP